Malefice are a British extreme metal band from Reading, Berkshire, England, formed in 2003.
Malefice were formed 2003 and play a very British style of metalcore.They were formed by friends at college and started to write their songs straight away. Their first major break was to open a four band bill charity gig at the Rivermead Centre in Reading. From then on their fanbase began to grow and expand. Through constant gigging and support slots in around Reading and London, they managed to get a distribution deal for their first EP 'Relentless' through Hangman's joke.After a Successful headline tour with fellow label mates Johnny Mental, Malefice then continued to write new music and cement their fanbase even more through constant gigs across the UK, supporting the likes of Akercocke and Mendeed, as well as headlining their own shows.Then in early 2007 they signed to Anticulture Records. They then recorded their debut album 'Entities' under the production team of Dan Wel